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1: Introduction


Average commute time

Source: U.S. Census

Make a SAM Plan

As you can see from the graphic above, you likely spend a lot of time and energy getting from place to place. Use the SAM action steps to think through your transportation options and make informed decisions that fit your lifestyle and values.

SAM plan
  • Review your current transportation needs and your ability to cover emergency expenses or repairs. Explore possible cost savings of alternative transportation and whether your insurance coverage is adequate to protect you and your assets.
  • Calculate what you spend for transportation, ways to save money, pros and cons of travel options and your readiness to make a positive change.
  • Make plans to lower your transportation costs and get prepared for potential future changes.
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